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Please note: If date, time, and instructor information is missing from a course in the listings below, that course is not being offered this term. 

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Expand upon the experience gained in Practical Lighting with lectures, demonstrations, student shooting sessions, and an intensive, in-depth look at photographic lighting. Experiment with unconventional techniques and the manipulation of sunlight in relation to a variety of subjects including people, still life, editorial, automobiles, and architecture.Prerequisites: Practical Lighting or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70280 12 eve We Sep 14, 2016 1830-2130 Greg Blue $530 Main Campus
70279 12 eve Th Sep 15, 2016 1830-2130 Greg Blue $530 Main Campus

This course is designed to familiarize students with the capabilities of Adobe Photoshop. Students learn methods of enhancing and working with high-resolution images for various media outputs, and are given the confidence to tackle complex photo-illustrations.Prerequisites: Mac or PC experience.Note: This course is taught on a Mac.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70483 12 day Sa Sep 17, 2016 1000-1300 Kevin Lanthier $545 Main Campus
70482 12 eve We Sep 21, 2016 1900-2200 Kevin Lanthier $545 Main Campus

Using the newest Adobe technology, students will learn advanced methods of photo-illustration and composing multi-layered images. Emphasis in this course is placed equally on technical and aesthetic imaging considerations, and production techniques for photo-composites.Prerequisites: Adobe Photoshop Level 1 or equivalent.Note: This course is taught on a Mac.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70484 12 eve Th Sep 22, 2016 1900-2200 Istvan Pinter $545 Main Campus

Abstract Photography is for students who want to explore the use of light and composition as their main subjects, and produce images that are void of representational qualities and 3-dimensional objects. It will present historical and contemporary abstract work to describe this elusive method of image capture and students will explore existing and new methodologies for creating abstract photography.Prerequisite: Digital Intermediate Photography

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70641 12 eve Th Sep 15, 2016 1830-2130 Andrea Sirois $546 Main Campus

Photoshop is an essential tool for providing visual solutions to our most demanding projects. Photoshop contains many advanced features that allow you to produce creative composites and explore your creativity further. This compelling course is aimed at those who want to hone their Photoshop techniques and delve deep into Photoshops powerful functionality.Prerequisites: Adobe Photoshop Level 2.Note: This course is taught on a Mac.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70485 12 eve Th Sep 22, 2016 1900-2200 Kevin Lanthier $545 Main Campus

This course introduces students to the enormous video-capture potential of the latest DSLR cameras. It covers camera functions, as well as lighting and continuity. Students must have their own camera capable of HD video capture.Prerequisites: Basic Digital Photography.Note: This class is held at 601 West Broadway, unit L4.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70852 12 eve We Sep 14, 2016 1830-2130 Thomas Fillingham $460 CS-Broadway Campus

Learn to make rather than take photographs by exploring the fundamentals of composition, design, and conceptualization. Focus on contemporary and historical issues of photography and its vocabulary (balance, movement, contrast, juxtaposition, etc.). Also study the impact of these visual aspects on commercial and fine art buyers. Practical applications and practices are demonstrated throughout the course.Prerequisites: Practical Lighting or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70297 12 eve We Sep 14, 2016 1830-2130 James La Bounty $490 Main Campus

This course introduces students to the very specialized genre of interior and exterior architectural photography. Aspects such as equipment selection, lighting, contemporary styles, and aesthetics, as well as the business side of the genre are all addressed. For the shooter that appreciates the beauty and challenge of photographs that adorn the pages of contemporary home-style magazines, this course is a must.Prerequisites: Advanced Studio Lighting/Photoshop Level I.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70281 12 day Sa Sep 17, 2016 1000-1300 Douglas Williams $485 Main Campus

Learn the basics of colour printing. Emphasis is on printing from a master and your own negatives. Students will learn about the colour wheel, filters, film and papers, processing and print spotting with extensive hands-on in our colour lab.Prerequisites:Basic Darkroom or equivalent

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70282 12 eve We Sep 14, 2016 1830-2130 James Balderston $505 Main Campus

This entry-level course covers the basics of photography as they apply to Digital SLR cameras. Covering traditional aspects such as exposure, depth-of-field, and composition, the course also delves into basic digital controls such as white balance, histograms, and elemental workflow. A DSLR is a must for this course.Prerequisites: Basic computer skills.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
60295 12 eve Tu/Th Jul 26, 2016 1830-2130 Andrea Sirois $455 Main Campus
70283 12 eve Mo Sep 12, 2016 1830-2130 ONLINE Andrew Tripp $464 ONLINE
70284 12 eve Tu Sep 13, 2016 1830-2130 Kurtis Stewart $464 Main Campus
70285 12 eve We Sep 14, 2016 1830-2130 Andrea Sirois $464 Main Campus
70286 12 aft Sa Sep 17, 2016 1400-1700 Andrea Sirois $464 Main Campus

This course teaches you how to go from A to Z with your digital photos. It will help you take your photos through the necessary process to do what you want with them, as well as show you how to obtain maximum quality in every photo, through exposure to archiving, and from digital-specific techniques to digital-specific problems. Taught on a Mac.Prerequisites: Basic computer skills.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70287 12 eve Mo Sep 12, 2016 1830-2130 Kevin Holloway $490 Main Campus
70288 12 aft Sa Sep 17, 2016 1400-1700 Kevin Holloway $490 Main Campus

This introductory course focuses on developing the necessary communication and technical skills to obtain the most out of models. Students will gain practical experience through thematic studio sessions ranging from commercial comedy to corporate drama, music, beauty, and sports as they further investigate their DSLR or SLR camera functions. Also explored are strategies in effective auditioning and hiring of talent.Prerequisites: Basic Photography (film or digital).

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70290 12 eve Th Sep 15, 2016 1830-2130 Lurenda Mastromonaco $505 Main Campus

Business Management focuses on the logistics of running a photographic business. Various methods for pricing your photography service and how to produce well-presented estimates are covered. This course also explores legal and ethical considerations such as copyright laws, photography contracts, and legalities around what you can or cannot shoot. General business issues such as taxes, licenses & permits will also be discussed. Prerequisite: Business Practices or taken concurrently with Business Practices.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70292 12 eve Tu Sep 13, 2016 1830-2130 Sandra Leung $505 Main Campus

This course is designed to help students explore all aspects and avenues for marketing their skills as photographers and illustrators. The topics covered in the course are relevant to all specialties in photography and illustration, from commercial and editorial to portraiture, wedding, photojournalism, and freelance illustration. You will gain in-depth knowledge of the traditional methods of marketing, including portfolio development and formats, advertising, public relations, networking, personal selling, photographic agents, websites, and social networking. For those looking to identify their place in the dynamic world of photography and illustration, this course will help you research potential markets and find your niche. Prerequisites: Advanced Studio Lighting or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70295 12 eve Mo Sep 12, 2016 1830-2130 Rick Etkin $505 Main Campus

This course is designed for students who are beyond the basics of photography and covers aspects such as shooting RAW versus JPEG, custom white-balance control, a review of depth of field and composition, as well as lighting theory and practice for still-life and people. Students require their own digital SLR, and a flash is also recommended.Prerequisites: Basic Digital Photography or equivalent, and Basic Digital Workflow.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70298 12 eve Mo Sep 12, 2016 1830-2130 Andrea Sirois $464 Main Campus
70301 12 eve Tu Sep 13, 2016 1830-2130 ONLINE Andrew Tripp $464 ONLINE
70299 12 eve Tu Sep 13, 2016 1830-2130 Andrea Sirois $464 Main Campus
70300 12 aft Sa Sep 17, 2016 1400-1700 Jeff Weddell $464 Main Campus

This course is designed to offer students a thorough survey and practice of digital fine art printing. Many contemporary fine art photographers are now choosing digital processing to produce their limited edition prints, and galleries have become much more accepting of digital media as worthy of fine art photography collections. The course covers everything from ICC profiling to piezography, which is the finest method of producing a black and white print, and students will be able to produce numerous archival quality prints throughout the twelve session course.Prerequisites: Advanced Studio Lighting and Adobe Photoshop Level 1.Note: Students must have own laptop computer with Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop software.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70302 12 eve Th Sep 15, 2016 1830-2130 Dirk Erkau $530 Main Campus

This course will provide you with an understanding of what Fine Art Photography is as well as expand your awareness of different approaches to art interpretation. You will start by learning through the works of the classic masters in painting and transition into the masters of photography, to reach a comprehensive understanding of artistic expression. Students will learn to create images with vision and intention through lectures, slide shows, shooting sessions and critiques.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70303 12 eve Tu Sep 13, 2016 1830-2130 Sharon Tenenbaum $525 Main Campus

Explore the problems and solutions specific to shooting food and beverages. Students will produce their own work with the help of a professional food stylist.Prerequisites: Practical Lighting or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70304 12 aft Sa Sep 17, 2016 1400-1700 Ross Durant,
Tracey Kusiewicz
$520 Main Campus

In this course the students will learn what distinguishes long exposure photography as an art form: the essence and importance of time and how to mindfully compose an image utilizing the strengths and abilities of long exposure, from dramatic to subtle.Prerequisite: Digital Intermediate Photography

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70305 12 eve We Sep 14, 2016 1830-2130 Sharon Tenenbaum $546 Main Campus

This course is designed specifically for emerging artists seeking to pursue careers in both the commercial and public fine art market. The course introduces standard procedures within galleries and equips the student with tools needed to approach them. This course aims to dispel any intimidating misconceptions surrounding the Vancouver art scene. Through a series of practical exercises, catered assignments, curated tours, critiques, notable guest speakers and in-depth lectures with privileged information, students will familiarize themselves with the Vancouver fine art scene and conceptually refine their own artistic body of work. Students will be asked to create a promotional catalog for their work, therefore this course is geared towards students more established in their photographic careers.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70306 12 eve Mo Sep 12, 2016 1830-2130 Shane O'Brien,
Pennylane Shen
$495 Main Campus

This course is a survey of the history of photography from its origins to its present state. Students explore the historical context in which the medium was invented and evolved. Photography is not a single process but rather a new way of seeing and thinking. This course looks at photographers and their styles and artistic movements in photography.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70307 12 eve We Sep 14, 2016 1830-2130 Maria Harper $439 Main Campus

This course immerses students in conceptual or idea-based photography. Although there is a fine art approach, it is still highly relevant to stylistically driven commercial photography. Students examine examples of conceptual photography practices in pop culture as well as explore contemporary fine art genres including postmodernism, abstraction, portraiture and allegory. Exercises in how to find inspiration and create a concept are practiced. This course is created and co-taught by 2 of the leading photography gallerists in the city and offers expertise critique and exclusive off-site tours.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70308 12 eve Tu Sep 13, 2016 1830-2130 Pennylane Shen $479 Main Campus

This course explores the world of fine art figure study photography. Students learn stylistic approaches from both historic and contemporary perspectives, along with various lighting techniques and considerations, for full-length and detail figure photography. Both digital and film photography can be applied to this challenging and rewarding area of practice.Prerequisites: Advanced Studio Lighting.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70309 12 eve Mo Sep 12, 2016 1830-2130 Joaquin Pedrero $525 Main Campus

Explore portraiture within the realms of several photographic applications: classic (traditional), commercial (editorial & advertising) and fine art (interpretive & abstract). The course covers lighting, posing, style and concept of the photographic portrait.Prerequisites:Advanced Studio Lighting

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70310 12 eve Th Sep 15, 2016 1830-2130 Adam Blasberg $530 Main Campus

The role of an assistant to a commercial photographer is one of the best routes into a career as a professional photographer. From business basics, set etiquette, to hands on studio set-up, this course will introduce you to the role an assistant plays within a team to produce a successful shoot. Special guest speakers, photographers who work with assistants and top local assistants, will offer invaluable advice on current trends in commercial shoots/gear/software, and the best assets for being a great assistant. This practical course is recommended for students seeking to work as a photography assistant and for photographers who plan to hire assistants and work with them on their own shoots.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70311 12 day Sa Sep 17, 2016 1000-1300 Calvin Gehlen $525 Main Campus

Review the art of photojournalism and the photo-essay. Improve your technical ability to use equipment and materials quickly and with confidence in a variety of situations. Camera technique, composition, picture editing, picture layout, and working to specifications are some of the topics covered.Prerequisites: Practical Lighting.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70312 12 eve Mo Sep 12, 2016 1830-2130 Christopher Morris $546 Main Campus

A photographers portfolio has always been their most important marketing tool. It is important for you to have a portfolio that not only impresses the viewer with your vision, but also your mastery of technique. In this course you will have the opportunity to create a portfolio that shows the unique aspects of your work from concept to completion. Group critiques and discussions will be important elements.Prerequisites: Advanced Studio Lighting

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70313 12 eve Tu Sep 13, 2016 1830-2130 James Balderston $525 Main Campus

Learn the fundamental theories and techniques of lighting. This course covers equipment selection and lighting techniques with an emphasis on practical shooting sessions in and out of the studio, some using models. Learn to harness the potential of lighting, using it to suit the needs of your subject.Prerequisites: Intermediate Photography or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
60321 18 eve Tu/Th Jul 19, 2016 1830-2130 Christopher Morris $515 Main Campus
70314 12 eve Tu Sep 13, 2016 1830-2130 James La Bounty $525 Main Campus
70315 12 eve We Sep 14, 2016 1830-2130 Christopher Morris $525 Main Campus
70316 12 day Sa Sep 17, 2016 1000-1300 Jeff Weddell $525 Main Campus

This course covers the many skills that are needed to run a retail portrait photography studio. You will learn how to align your personal style, your photographic style, and your business style to create a product that your retail clients will love. You will learn how to create portrait sessions that work for both you and your clients and how to develop products that enhance your photography and your sales.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70317 12 eve We Sep 14, 2016 1830-2130 Leonard Grinke $525 Main Campus

This course is the long-awaited expansion of photographer/instructor Christopher Morris acclaimed speedlight workshop. To heck with expensive battery-powered strobe rentals; see what you can do with just a couple of good quality flash units and a little imagination. Lighting master Morris will take students through the theory and practice of small flash lighting and introduce them to the incredible potential of modern units when combined with numerous methods of triggering them.Prerequisites: Practical Lighting

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70318 12 eve Th Sep 22, 2016 1830-2130 Christopher Morris $536 Main Campus

With rapid advances in smartphone technology the smartphone has become a viable way of making photographs, and is becoming the camera of choice for many photographers. In this course, students will have the opportunity to learn about the aesthetics, techniques, and applications of smartphone photography through a series of field trips and image review. This course is geared for both the experienced photographer and the person whos discovered the love of photography solely through their smart phone.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70319 12 day Sa Sep 17, 2016 1000-1300 Kurtis Stewart $418 Main Campus

This course will introduce you to the exciting world of sports photography. Topics include equipment choices, the ethics of sports photography, dealing with venues, and numerous photographic techniques. Students shoot with actual athletes in a variety of sports including fencing, gymnastics, and hockey. You will also learn how to shoot sports effectively using both available and controlled lighting.Prerequisites: Practical Lighting

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70320 12 eve Tu Sep 13, 2016 1830-2130 Christopher Morris $546 Main Campus

This no-fee course provides students access to the facilities outside class times. To register, students must have successfully completed the Practical Lighting power pack test (for studio access), OR Basic Darkroom. Current students in the latter will also be offered access to the darkroom.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70321 12 aft Su Sep 18, 2016 1400-1800 Calvin Gehlen Main Campus

In this courses creative environment, students fully develop a cohesive body of photographic art. Students participate in slide lectures, discussions, and field trips that examine contemporary photographers, trends, and theories in photography. Students are guided through the production of an independent, personal photographic project. Prerequisites: Advanced Studio Lighting.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70322 12 eve Th Sep 15, 2016 1830-2130 Maria Harper $490 Main Campus

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